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ISBN: 9780195395082

Published: 22 Aug 11

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The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice

Michael Tonry

This handbook provides an accessible, high-quality, and comprehensive introduction to and overview of the operation of the American criminal justice system. It is divided into five sections covering the purposes and functions of the system, its problems and priorities, and its main institutions-police and policing, prosecution and sentencing, and community and institutional corrections. Highly regarded in the field, Michael Tonry brings together a mix of established, senior scholars and up-and-coming writers to provide authoritative and cutting-edge contributions on hot-button topics, from the justice system's handling of immigration and terrorism to racial profiling, parole, and re-entry, as well as bread-and-butter issues like incapacitation, jails, drugs, and police strategy. As countries vary substantially in the detailed operation of some agencies and few scholars have detailed knowledge of the operation of two or more countries' systems, the focus is principally, though not exclusively, on the American justice system.

Conferences: AALL, AALS, ASC, ACJS, ASOA, ESS, LASA, APLS Courses: Criminal Justice Theory / Crime ( LW0165 ), Sociology of Criminal Justice System (SSA170), Introduction to Criminal Justice (VE7013).

Selling point: This handbook is an accessible, high-quality, and comprehensive introduction to and overview of the operation of the American criminal justice system.

Selling point: It provides contributions on hot-button topics, from immigration, terrorism, and racial profiling, as well as bread and butter issues like jails, drugs, and police strategy.

1. Crime and Criminal Justice, Michael Tonry 2. Crime Trends, Eric Baumer 3. Evidence-based Crime Policy, Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington Part I, Purposes and Functions 4. Punishment, Michael Tonry 5. Crime Prevention, Brandon C. Welsh 6. Treatment and Rehabilitation, Frank T. Cullen and Paula Smith 7. General Deterrence, Robert Apel and Daniel Nagin 8. Reparation and Restoration, Kathy Daly and Gitana Proietti-Scifoni 9. Reassurance, Reinforcement, and Legitimacy, Matt Matravers Part II, Problems and Priorities 10. Drugs and Crime, Jonathan P. Caulkins and Mark A. R. Kleiman 11. Race, Ethnicity, and Crime, Cassia Spohn 12. Sex, Gender, and Crime, Rosemary Gartner 13. Immigrants and Crime, Sandra Bucerius 14. Guns and Crime, Charles Wellford 15. Work and Crime, Aaron Chalfin and Steven Raphael Part III, Police and Policing 16. Police Organization, Stephen D. Mastrofski and James J. Willis 17. Police and Crime Control, Lawrence W. Sherman 18. Community and Problem-oriented Policing, Michael D. Reisig 19. Legitimacy and Lawful Policing, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic Part IV, Juvenile Justice 20. Juvenile Justice, Barry C. Feld and Donna M. Bishop Part V, Prosecution and Sentencing 21. Prosecution, Candace McCoy 22. Sentencing, Brian Johnson 23. Mandatory Penalties, Michael Tonry 24. Capital Punishment, Ray Paternoster Part VI, Community and Institutional Corrections 25. Jails and Pretrial Release, Brandon Applegate 26. Probation and Community Penalties, Stan C. Proband 27. Drug and Other Specialty Courts, Ojmarrh Mitchell 28. Prisons, Yvonne Jewkes 29. Women's Prisons, Candace Kruttschnitt 30. Parole and Prisoner Reentry, Joan Petersilia

Edited by Michael Tonry , Professor of Law and Public Policy, University of Minnesota Law School, Senior Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, Free University Amsterdam, United

Michael Tonry is Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Chair in Excellence at the University of Minnesota Law School.